Ubuntu Charm Championship

The folks at Ubuntu are running a contest to see who can write the best juju charm!

Juju is Ubuntu’s cloud deployment/service orchestration tool. Charms are
the scripts used by juju to do software deployment and management.

Currently MySQL has ~8800 downloads from the Charm Store, making it
the most popular service deployed with Juju.

The contest runs until October 22, and has over $60K in prizes to be won. For more information see:

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I joined MySQL AB in 2006, left, and am now back at Oracle working on the MySQL team. I’ve also worked at Percona and InPowered.